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Urine and Hep
Mar 28, 2001

Can hep or hiv be spread by urine eg. on cut?

Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres

It would be very improbable to have HCV transmitted this way,but it is in theory,possible. It would need blood to be present in the urine and very rapid contact to occur with an open wound with overt vessels.This is not the usual way of infection and would be a rare event.

HepatitisAB, free, but high ALT

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